How should organizations approach the task of eliminating bias from the work environment?
By de-biasing organizations instead of individuals, we can make smart changes that have big impacts. In this video, Iris Bohnet, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government; Academic Dean, Harvard Kennedy School; Co-Director of the Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP), lists three things that organizations and employers should know as they try to debias their workplace and tackle issues such as the gender pay gap and performance support bias.
- Bohnet, I. (2016). What Works: Gender Equality by Design. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
- Dobbin, F. & Kalev, A. (2016). Why Diversity Programs Fail. Harvard Business Review.
- Bohnet, I., van Geen, A., & Bazerman, M. (2016). When Performance Trumps Gender Bias: Joint vs. Separate Evaluation. Management Science, 62(5), 1225-1234.
- Castilla, E. Accounting for the Gap: A Firm Study Manipulating Organizational Accountability in Pay Decisions. Organization Science 26(2): 311-333.
- Women and Public Policy Program (Host). (2019, March 15). What Works: Designing an Inclusive Workplace with Iris Bohnet [Audio Podcast].